The 'pretty boy' miner wowing the world of fashion

FROM being called "pretty boy", to hiding his passion from his father to the point he was almost listed as a missing person, his career change hasn't been easy.

Council sells land for unpaid rates

UNDER THE HAMMER: Several properties around the Central Highlands will go under the hammer at an auction as council makes a bid to recoup money owed for unpaid rates.

Several properties will be sold in a bid to recoup money

Solar farm influx

READY FOR THE FUTURE: The CHRC has received an influx of solar farm applications recently, highlighting the region's readiness for investment and innovation.

CHRC has received an influx of solar farm applications recently.

New breed of laws

PAWFECT COMPANION: Isaac dog owners like Curtis Teale, pictured with husky Luca, will need to abide by new breeding laws that start today.

New dog breeding laws throughout Queensland will begin today.

Serving up a tasty fundraiser

YARNS APLENTY: Bush poet Murray Hartin will entertain diners at the Springsure State School's Paddock to Plate 2017 dinner.

Springsure State School is serving up a yummy fundraiser.

Let's seal our future prosperity

KNEE DEEP: Matthew and Bernadette Paine's daughter Grace demonstrates how the heavy traffic load causes incredible wear and tear on Springsure-Tambo Rd.

Region outgrows dirt road

Emerald runners compete in ultra 100km in NSW

The group, which trained together in the lead-up to the race, faced unpredictable conditions on race day.

Six Emerald runners competed in the Ultra Trail Australia 100km race

CHRL says no to domestic violence

Central Highlanders march against domestic and family violence in Emerald in 2016.

The CHRL will say no to domestic violence this weekend.

Comet event back in action for charity

NON-STOP ACTION: The 2017 Comet Benefit Rodeo is set to be bigger and better than previous years.

Local rodeo raising money for Camp Quality

Young man's body found in burnt CQ home

MYSTERY: A man was found dead in a burn-out unit at 15 Roberts St this morning.

MYSTERY surrounds death of young man in Emerald unit this morning.

Where the 13,000 mining jobs are

Rio Tinto's Amrun

THE mining and resources downturn is over and jobs are coming back

Man's amazing comeback from monster crisis

Pat O'Driscoll agents Penny Keating and Doug Webber sold 56 Agnes St, The Range at auction over the weekend.

NOT long ago, he sold his possessions to pay staff. Now he's back.

Failed training provider sues SmartCity College for $3m

SHUT: A now-closed SmartCity campus, which is up for lease.

EXCLUSIVE: Lawsuit lodged against SmartCity by failed training head

Businesses deliver big boost to Base soup kitchen

ORDER UP: Celebrating the installation are (from left) Base Services' Tiff Spary, GJ Gardner Homes' Ed Thomas, All About Plumbing's Mick Grills, Joyce Mayne's Michael Farrugia and Chris Napier from GJ Gardner Homes.

City businesses, services rally to benefit not-for-profit group

Careers Australia fails: 15,000 students, 1000 staff gone

Group's 1000 staff sent an email that they had been stood down

Sunshine Coast traineeship company collapses

Australian School Based Traineeships Pty Ltd offered training in retail and hospitality.

Students with disabilities hit hard by collapse of firm

Man has possible bleeding to the brain after one punch

A man has possible bleeding to the brain after a one punch attack.

Possible bleeding to the brain after getting punched in the face

Gable Tostee: in his own words

Gable Tostee opens up in his most in-depth interview ever. Picture: Jerad Williams.

Gable Tostee opens up in his most in-depth interview ever

Woman dies in tinny collision in Queensland

Police are investigating the collision of two boats on the Gold Coast.

Tinny collided with seven metre cruiser

Sad end to hunt for missing mother and daughter

Benalla mother and daughter Judy and Isabel Stephens’ bodies have been found.

“Two bodies were then located approximately 1km from the vehicle.”

Tyrrells 'surprised' at Schapelle Corby's bag

Police securing Schapelle Corby (holding handbag) leaving the house in Kuta lane to go to Parole Board with a picture of William Tyrell on the bag. Picture: Lukman S. BintoroSource:News Corp Australia

Corby had an image of the missing boy displayed on her handbag

Volvo's FH XXL concept cab surprise

WHAT A TEASE: Volvo shows off it's Concept FHXXL Concept cab in Brisbane.

FH XXL Concept Cab unveiled.

Margaret Court deserves to be heard on gay marriage

Margaret Court on The Project with host Waleed Aly.

Tirade of abuse against tennis great reeks of hypocrisy

Schapelle Corby documents freedom on Instagram

Schapelle Corby has set up an Instagram account.

“Almost at the airport.. with my @mercedescorby,” she posted.

Shock as miner wastes $110K redundancy

Methamphetamine also known as crystal meth

Addiction spurred by redundancy from mine job and shoulder injury

Stores are running out of Marvel discs and parents aren’t happy

This kids disc craze is just getting crazier

Climber shares pictures of last adventure

Frank Marchetti pictured at the top of Kala Pather at 5650m. It was one of the summits the group climbed to during the 2017 trip.

Mackay photographer shares pictures

Schapelle Corby’s final day in Bali

More than 100 police officers will be involved in Schapelle Corby’s deportation.

Schapelle Corby has spent her final night in Bali

Investigation into the death of 4yo reopened after 19 years

Kevin Hjalmarsson was killed as a toddler in Sweden

It became known simply as the “Kevin case”.

Ariana Grande to host benefit concert in Manchester

Ariana Grande performs on stage in Manchester before a suicide bomber detonated a device, killing 22 and injuring a further 59.

Ariana Grande has announced she will return to Manchester

Incredible video of hair-raising crosswind landing

There's nothing like a good crosswind landing to get your heart pumping.

How's this for a nailbiting plane landing

Man flamed after labelling Byron Bay single girls 'stuck up'

Single man flamed on social media after labelling Byron Bay women 'loopy'.

"Most of the girls here are ... very stuck up, or just not right.

A to Z of Woolworths Marvel Heroes Super Discs

Woolworths Marvel Heroes Super Discs are the latest craze in collectables.

What is Woolworths latest collectable craze about?

Woman shamed while exercising by thin bullies

BODY SHAMERS: Kylie McGuigan is trying to find Tracey - a woman who was mercilessly mocked and photographed by two slim women as she tried to climb Mount Coolum for the first time on Wednesday.

Woman bullied, photographed during exercise

Miracle babies: Sextuplets born after 17 year battle

Sextuplets born at VCU Medical Centre.

The delivery involved a 40-person team.

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson gives mate Beau Ryan a clip

Besties!

And now Beau Ryan has a surprising new hairdo.

Star Wars' 1977 Stormtrooper head banger confesses

A Stormtrooper is responsible for the biggest blunder in a Star Wars movie. Picture: Supplied

Man in most famous blooper in Star Wars history breaks silence

Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor split after 17 years

BEN Stiller and his wife Christine Taylor have called it a day in a joint announcement.

Why The Voice hasn't produced a star

Boy George responds to Brittania Clifford-Pugh's heart-warming message.

It's the industry, not the show, says Boy George

These actors hated their movies and didn’t mind admitting it

Channing Tatum and Marlon Wayans in a scene from GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra.

Every year, Hollywood blesses us with plenty of God awful movies.

Miranda Kerr and fiance hang up backyard tent for wedding

The decorators and caterers are arriving for the final preparations for the wedding of Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel. Pictures: Splash

Evan Spiegel and Miranda Kerr are set to marry today

Book review: Mia Freedman's book meets her critics head on

I appreciated Freedman's blunt honesty in the book

Model Bella Hadid's see-through dress shocks in Cannes

US model Bella Hadid attends the Cinema Against AIDS amfAR gala 2017 held at the Hotel du Cap, Eden Roc in Cap d'Antibes, France, 25 May 2017.

It’s like she’s become addicted to shock value.